A Word of Encouragement

Behold! My One Word for 2018

 He said to me, “Son of man, watch and listen. Pay close attention to everything I show you. You have been brought here so I can show you many things. Then you will return… and tell them everything you have seen.” Ezekial 40:4 (NLT)   Behold! My “One” Word As a child, I was notoriously… Continue reading Behold! My One Word for 2018

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We Are Called to Be Different

We are called to be different. These days many of us would prefer to melt into the crowd than to stand out as different. We would rather not stand out or bring attention to ourselves. But in truth, as Christians, we really should be different. Our lives should attract others to us. No, rather it should attract… Continue reading We Are Called to Be Different

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The Lord is Near to the Brokenhearted

 The Lord is near to the brokenhearted     and saves the crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18   This has been a year of great trouble. All around the world there are be earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, mudslides, not to mention terrorist attacks. There are so many people hurting in the world. Possibly even you are hurting today. You may be grieving… Continue reading The Lord is Near to the Brokenhearted

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Following the Truth

Following the Truth I woke this morning and read this scripture. And immediately thought “THIS is what makes me most grateful.” That all my children are following the Truth. In a world where truth is whatever you think it is, I thank God that somehow Michael and I have managed to lead our children to The… Continue reading Following the Truth

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Lies I Believed About Buttering Up God

 I believed several lies about prayer and buttering up God. Over the course of the last three years, we have experienced some hard “stuff” both professionally and personally. We would unanimously use the word “robbed”.  Robbed of co-workers through their untimely deaths.  Robbed of time with our daughter.  Through those experiences, I believed the lie… Continue reading Lies I Believed About Buttering Up God

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Discover the Meaning in Life

Discover With the Wisest Man on Earth Even though he was the wisest man of all time, King Solomon discovered much in his life. It’s kind of comforting to know that the wisest man of all time discovered that life is pretty much meaningless. If it was meaningless for him, no wonder we feel that… Continue reading Discover the Meaning in Life

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You CAN Depend on God

  The Lord is good to those who DEPEND on him,     to those who search for him.  So it is good to wait quietly     for salvation from the Lord.  And it is good for people to submit at an early age     to the yoke of his discipline: Have you ever noticed that we tend to grab onto a… Continue reading You CAN Depend on God

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Rend Your Hearts and Not Your Clothes

Scripture Joel 2:12-14 Eternal One: Even now, turn back your heart and rededicate yourselves to Me; show Me your repentance by fasting, weeping, and mourning.  Rip the wickedness out of your hearts; don’t just tear your clothing. Now return to the Eternal, your True God.     You already know He is gracious and compassionate. He does not anger easily and maintains faithful love.     He is… Continue reading Rend Your Hearts and Not Your Clothes